List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA voters will have an opportunity to amend their state constitution

11.01.17 | Bob Price

A ballot measure paves the way for property tax abolishment. School districts are opposed to the idea, but education expert Ralph Kerr says the move could slow the ever climing tax rates for local residents. Experts say, if the referendum...

PA's largest city is holding out hope to be named the next regional headquarters of Amazon

11.01.17 | Terry Diener

Amazon is examining proposals from more than 200 cities, including Philadelphia. 48 buses and trolleys that go through two neighborhoods in Seattle near Amazon headquarters have been wrapped by Philadelphia tourism folks promoting Philadelphia...

PA police warn parents about edible marijuana that has hit the streets

10.31.17 | Bob Price

It looks very much like candy. Cops want moms and dads to be on the look when they go trick-or-treating with their kids this evening.   Police say marijuana candy comes in many forms including cookies, brownies, and lollipops. They say...

Gambling expansion got the green light Monday in Pennsylvania

10.31.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The governor has signed a controversial bill that allows casino-like gambling, online. Pennsylvania's governor says he hopes the move will be the final fix to patch the state's 2 billion dollar budget shortfall. Wolf can now direct funds for...

Lake flakes on the hilltops of western NY will accumulate today

10.31.17 | Bob Price

Meteorologists says three to five inches is possible for the high elevations before a warm-up later in the week melts it all away. Monday's wind-storm toppled a pre-Civil War barn in Wayne County, New York. The towns of Sodus Point and...

The winds of change are blowing through parts of NY and PA

10.30.17 | Bob Price

A drenching rain yesterday combined with high winds this morning has utility crews bracing for wide-spread power outages this afternoon and evening. Monroe County, NY Executive Cheryl Dinolfo says the soaking rains and wind "could power lines to...

PA transportation officials were 'hard at work' over the summer investing in infrastructure improvements

10.30.17 | Bob Price

Transportation Secretary Leslie Richards says PennDOT crews, along with private contractors, paved over 2,000 miles of roadway and completed 20 bridge projects across the commonwealth.  

PA's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program will take applications beginning this week

10.30.17 | Terry Diener

Residents whose incomes fall within 150 percent of federal poverty guidelines can begin applying Wednesday to LIHEAP for financial help to pay their heating bills. The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services administers the program. $178...

A pro-life group 'ruffled some feathers' at Penn State this week by displaying graphic signs about abortion

10.27.17 | Bob Price

Some students thought they were inappropriate and unnecessary. But Emma Mysko with the group Created Equal defends the photos, saying they send a powerful message about abortion, since "victims cannot speak out for themselves." Created Equal...

You can safely discard unused or expired drugs tomorrow

10.27.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

It's all part of the National Prescription Take-Back Day. Acting U.S. Attorney James Kennedy visited Niagara Falls Thursday to warn of the dangers of drugs in homes. Kennedy said, "Every day over 2,500 teenagers take prescription drugs to get...

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